Intro to Trail Maintenance-Trail U 615

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This workshop is being held by the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference at Closter Nature Center.

This one-day, outdoor training session covers an introduction to the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and provides the skills necessary to maintain a hiking trail so it is easily passable and harmonious with its surroundings.

Through field work, students will learn assessment of trail conditions, clearing, blazing proper use of tools and how to report any trail problems they may come across on their segment of trail. Students will spend the day working on the trails at Closter Nature Center.

Be prepared to spend the day on the Closter Nature Center trail system.   Wear your hiking boots; pack plenty of water; bring work gloves; and bring a bag lunch.


No previous experience is necessary and all are welcome to attend to learn about the Trail Conference.

Please register to attend.

Workshop Date: 
Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
1 day
Location : 
Closter, NJ
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Cut Off Date and Time: 
Thu, 10/11/2012 - 23:30
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Jonathan Martin
Jonathan Martin
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Jonathan Martin - [email protected]
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